Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 60+ New Murals in 9 Neighbourhoods, Plus a New Mobile App!

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2020 marks Year 5 of Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF). To celebrate, VMF announced an expanded 3-week festival – August 18 through September 7 – featuring over 60 new murals in 9 neighbourhoods across the city. Plus, a new mobile App to help you discover them all. Continue reading:
Vancouver Mural Festival Announces 60+ New Murals in 9 Neighbourhoods, Plus a New Mobile App!

Visit a Hidden Gem Museum in Kitsilano

Vancouver Maritime Museum, a registered non-profit, has been working since 1959 to preserve and share the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic. 

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Visit a Hidden Gem Museum in Kitsilano

2020 Vancouver BIKEnnale/WALKennale Launches for August!

Pump up your tires and lace up your sneakers – the Vancouver Biennale is launching BIKEnnale/WALKennale!

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2020 Vancouver BIKEnnale/WALKennale Launches for August!

ComeBack to Attractions this Summer

There’s something about getting a new perspective on a place you thought you knew well. Now that many of Vancouver’s beloved attractions are reopening their gates, bridges, and gondolas, it’s an excellent chance to look at the city with fresh eyes. Put yourself in the shoes of a tourist and explore one of the world’s top city gardens, marvel at local and international art, embark on a water adventure and basically have an answer when out of town friends ask you about fun things to do around here. Use this list as a jumping-off point to start from this summer! Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions this Summer

Tickets now on sale for MOA’s latest exhibit – Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Death of the Virgin, Kent Monkman (2016)

The Museum of Anthropology, a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples and other cultural communities of British Columbia, re-opened on July 8. With the re-opening, MOA introduced Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, an exhibit that carries the viewer on a journey through the past 150 years of Canada. The postponed critically acclaimed exhibition was originally scheduled for May 8 – October 12, 2020, and will now display from August 6, 2020, to January 3, 2021, making its final stop in Vancouver following a three-year, cross-country tour, during a pivotal moment in the global discourse on systemic racism. Continue reading:
Tickets now on sale for MOA’s latest exhibit – Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

#VirtuallyVancouver – Travel-Worthy Experiences from Our City to Wherever You May Be

When the world is ready to travel again, you can count on Vancouver to be ready to welcome travel enthusiasts and adventurers from near and far! We know that right now is not the time to travel and we must all do our part to stay home to keep yourself and others safe. While you can’t be here today, we have created  #VirtuallyVancouver to bring travel-worthy experiences from our city to wherever you may be. We hope that you enjoy exploring our destination virtually and that you discover inspiration for your future travels! Continue reading:
#VirtuallyVancouver – Travel-Worthy Experiences from Our City to Wherever You May Be

Capturing Distanced Moments in Vancouver

Good Side Photo - Through the Window

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While Vancouverites physically distance in each of our homes, as isolating as it can feel, it may help to know that we are all sharing a uniquely challenging moment in time together with not only Vancouver, BC or Canada, but with the whole world.

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Capturing Distanced Moments in Vancouver